An Accomplished Student-Athlete
About Beau Palin
Collegiate athlete Beau Palin balances academics, athletics, and a strong dedication to his community. Recently voted the 2013 captain of the Yale Bulldogs football team, he is the first Wisconsin-born captain in the football program’s 140-year history. In addition to his involvement with the football team, Beau Palin actively participates in a number of charitable causes.
He donated his time to the Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin from 2011 to 2012 and served as an Assistant Director of Operation Opportunity, an organization that helps veterans transition from life on the battlefield to life in a college classroom. Beau Palin’s history of service also includes Habitat for Humanity trips to Guyana and Papua New Guinea. In 2006, Palin contributed to flood relief efforts in rural Wisconsin, removing saturated sandbags that had been put in place to prevent flooding.
A graduate of University School of Milwaukee in River Hills, Wisconsin, Beau Palin’s high school career included a number of football honors, among them the Ken Laird Football Leadership Award and distinction as the team captain in 2008. Palin also excelled in baseball and hockey, lettering in both sports for four years and captaining both teams in 2009. Academically, he achieved a 3.9 GPA, acted as a senior prefect, and participated in the Spanish Honor Society.